Irene McCoy Gaines Apartments

3700 W Congress Pkwy, Chicago, Illinois 60624

The building was named to honor Irene McCoy Gaines who was the first African American woman to run for a seat in the Illinois Legislature in 1940. The property is comprised of 151 studio and one bedroom apartments including 30 ADA accessible units.  The building was formerly known as Garfield Apartments.

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Last updated on August 8th, 2019

Units

Unit (Bd/Ba) Ft2 Rent
Studio (Studio/1) - Call for Price
1 Bedroom (1/1) - Call for Price

Irene McCoy Gaines Apartments Details

  • 151 studio and one bedroom units.
  • Public Housing

Property Amenities

  • Elevator

Unit Amenities

  • Handicapped Accessible

Public Housing

Since this property is owned and managed by a Public Housing Authority, all of the rents at this property are based on tenant incomes. Tenants will make a monthly contribution toward rent equal to 30% of their adjusted income. A housing authority may establish a minimum rent of up to $50.

Chicago HUD Rental Assistance Income Qualifications

Generally, households earning up to the income limit in the table below for their household size are eligible for units participating in a HUD rental assistance program in Chicago but actual income limits may differ for units at Irene McCoy Gaines Apartments.

AMI Band 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% $21,900 $25,000 $28,150 $31,250 $33,750 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% $36,500 $41,700 $46,900 $52,100 $56,300 $60,450 $64,650 $68,800
80% $58,350 $66,700 $75,050 $83,350 $90,050 $96,700 $103,400 $110,050

Irene McCoy Gaines Apartments is managed by Chicago Housing Authority.

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